What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

Sweat Lodge Ceremony lead by our Guide – Inigoos McKay @ Blackhill Woods Retreat

Traditional Native American Sweat Lodge Ceremony as lead by special guest Inigoos McKay.
We will build the lodge and the fire together as guided by Inigoose and enter into ceremony for the day.
This is a ritual of purification and transformation.
We will hold a feast together at the end of the day to reflect on our journey.